ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Upcoming marathon in New York City reported Report introduced.
(NYC: Dick Schaap) Role of Frank Shorter's winning of 1972 Olympic Games marathon in launching running boom in United States reported; scenes shown. [Frank SHORTER - notes runners were considered eccentric in 1970s.] First NYC marathon noted held in 1976; scenes shown. [New York City marathon director Fred LEBOW - affirms Shorter's role in starting it all.] Shorter's new training regimen in preparation for running in masters' division of New York City marathon noted. [SHORTER - wants to see what aging process has done to him.]
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